Triple inhaler therapy for asthma appears to improve outcomes

Article written by Bruce Sylvester. Researchers report that, when compared with dual inhaler therapy for moderate to severe asthma, triple therapy for children aged 6 to 18 years and adults is significantly associated with fewer severe exacerbations and with modest improvements in asthma control. The investigators also reported no significant differences between therapies in quality of life or mortality outcomes. […]

FDA approves Xolair prefilled syringe for self-injection across all indications – Genentech + Novartis

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New real-world observational analysis of Uptravi underscores the importance of risk assessment for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension patients -Johnson & Johnson

Findings from an analysis of the first 500 patients enrolled in the SPHERE registry (SelexiPag: tHe usErs dRug rEgistry) found more than three-quarters (76%) of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients treated with Uptravi (selexipag)from Johnson & Johnson, either maintained (56%) or reduced (20%) their one-year mortality risk score. The SPHERE results were published in the April issue of the Journal […]

TGA approves use of Trikafta to treat cystic fibrosis F508del mutation in Australia – Vertex

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